How To Gmailify Outlook

Is it possible to “Gmailify” your existing Outlook account if you’d like to switch to Gmail’s user interface or utilize its unique features? Absolutely! This step-by-step guide will show you how to seamlessly integrate Gmail with your Outlook account.

Step 1: Add Your Outlook Account to Gmail

First of all, you need to add your Outlook account to your Gmail. Here’s how:

  • Open the Gmail app on your device.
  • On the left side of the screen, tap your profile icon, and then tap Add another account.
  • Choose Outlook, Hotmail, and Live.
  • Follow the steps on the screen to add your account.

If you’re using a computer, sign in to Gmail, click your profile picture in the top right, click the Add another account button, and follow the instructions there.

Step 2: Enable Gmailify

Next, you’ll need to enable the Gmailify feature. Here’s how:

  • In the Gmail app, tap your profile icon.
  • Tap the Outlook account you added.
  • Tap Account settings.
  • Tap Link Account with Gmail.

At this point, Gmail will start to fetch your emails from Outlook. You’ll be able to access your Outlook emails from the Gmail interface and make use of all the Gmail features like spam protection, automatic sorting of emails, Google Now cards, etc.

Step 3: Customize Your Gmail Settings

Now that your Outlook account is linked to Gmail, you can customize your Gmail settings to your preferences. Here’s how:

  • In Gmail, click on the gear icon on the top-right and select See all settings.
  • In the Accounts and Import tab, you can change the way your emails are displayed, reply from the same address the message was sent to, and more.

And there you have it! You’ve successfully “Gmailified” your Outlook. It’s a relatively simple process, and it can significantly enhance your email experience if you prefer Gmail’s interface and features.